What is Coolio's net worth? American rapper and actor, Coolio, whose real name is Artis Leon Ivey, Jr. has been a show business success since 1994. That's when his debut single, "Fantastic Voyage," was released. It became a hit as did his 1995 single, "Gangsta's Paradise." Coolio's current net worth is $100 thousand. Coolio's singing career actually began before 1994 when he became a member of the rap group WC and the Maad Circle. He left the group in 1994, went solo, and achieved almost immediate success. His 1994 debut album, "It Takes a Thief" rose to Number 10 on Pop Charts and Number 8 on the Billboard Top 200. His hit song, "Fantastic Voyage," was ranked one of the year's top 3 singles by Rolling Stone magazine, Spin magazine and the Village Voice. Coolio has received 13 nominations for awards, including 6 Grammy nominations, and has won 5 times, including one Grammy.